Dynamic positioning (DP) Induction/Basic



What is this course about?

This course is Nautical Institute accredited and prepares eligible candidates for the Nautical Institute Examinations which will lead to the issue of the NI Logbook and the DP Induction/Basic Certificate.

Course Outline

Candidates are prepared for the Nautical Institute Examination through a series of Lectures and Simulation during the four day program.

Suitable for

Candidates who possess a Certificate of Competency Class 3 Deck (minimum).

Funding Incentives

SkillsFuture Credit (SFC)

With effect from January 2016, Singaporeans aged 25 years and above who received their SkillsFuture Credit account activation letter will be eligible for an initial credit of $500 which can be used to pay for course fees for a range of eligible skills-related courses. The credits can be used on top of existing course fee subsidies/funding.

This is only applicable for self-sponsored applicants.  Application via SkillsFuture Portal can only be made starting from 30 days before the course commencement date.

Assumed Skills and Knowledge

The candidates will have the theoretical understanding of the DP System and will be able to work DP systems under supervision.

Mode of Assessment

Online assessment at the DP Training Laboratory, Candidates are allowed two attempts, subsequently a wait of 24 hours for the third attempt is required.


A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to participants whose attendance is not less than 75%.

Application Procedures

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at www.pace.sp.edu.sg

Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:
Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
a) For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:

Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy
Blk T1A, Level 1
Mon-Fri: 8:30am to 7:30pm

c) Please make cheques payable to “Singapore Polytechnic”. Please cross the cheque and write the Registration Reference ID, Applicant Name and NRIC/FIN number on the back of the cheque. Mail the cheque to:

ATTN: Manager
Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy
500 Dover Road
Blk T1A, Level 1
Singapore 139651

Please note that an administrative charge of $15 will be imposed for any returned cheques from the bank or financial institution.

Cash (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
d) For cash payment, you can pay at:

Singapore Polytechnic
Finance Department
Admin Building, Level 2
Mon-Fri: 8:30am to 5:00pm

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.

3. Withdrawal and Deferment

Withdrawal and deferment notice must be made in writing to the Professional & Adult Continuing Education (PACE) Academy via email to [email protected] For withdrawal cases, the portion of course fee to be refunded is based on the date of notice as follows:

  • 2 weeks before the commencement of the course - Full refund
  • Less than 2 weeks before commencement of the course - 70% refund
  • On or after date of commencement - No refund

The Singapore Polytechnic reserves the right to cancel or postpone any of the courses. Applicants will be duly notified and where applicable, the full fees will be refunded.

The Singapore Polytechnic also reserves the right to amend the fees charged or the period and duration of the courses.

The data provided to Singapore Polytechnic will be kept strictly confidential and will be used for the purpose of course administration. The data may be passed on to the relevant organisations that require the information related to the course.



Minimum No. to start a class : 3 Candidates
Maximum No. to start a class: 6 Candidates

Please note that once the maximum class size is reached, the online registration will be closed.


Application Procedure


Date of Course:

07 – 10 September 2015
Registration open

18 – 22 January 2016
Registration open



Duration: 5 days
Time: 8:00am to 5:30pm
Days: Mon to Fri
Venue: Singapore Polytechnic



SGD 2500 exclude GST and Services charge




[email protected]

For course specific details:
Mr Khalid Ahyar, Course Coordinator,
[email protected]




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